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profileRobyn Leah Birdwell, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Radiology
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentRadiology
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Radiology
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/732-6269
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  1. Giess CS, Chikarmane SA, Sippo DA, Birdwell RL. Clinical Utility of Breast MRI in the Diagnosis of Malignancy After Inconclusive or Equivocal Mammographic Diagnostic Evaluation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Mar 07; 1-8. PMID: 28267372.
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  2. Sippo DA, Birdwell RL, Andriole KP, Raza S. Quality Improvement of Breast MRI Reports With Standardized Templates for Structured Reporting. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Sep 24. PMID: 27687750.
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  3. Michaels A, Chung CS, Birdwell RL, Frost EP, Giess CS. Imaging and Histopathologic Features of BI-RADS 3 Lesions Upgraded during Imaging Surveillance. Breast J. 2017 Jan; 23(1):10-16. PMID: 27612001.
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  4. Michaels AY, Birdwell RL, Chung CS, Frost EP, Giess CS. Assessment and Management of Challenging BI-RADS Category 3 Mammographic Lesions. Radiographics. 2016 Sep-Oct; 36(5):1261-72. PMID: 27541437.
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  5. Giess CS, Chikarmane SA, Sippo DA, Birdwell RL. Breast MR Imaging for Equivocal Mammographic Findings: Help or Hindrance? Radiographics. 2016 Jul-Aug; 36(4):943-56. PMID: 27284757.
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  6. Chikarmane SA, Birdwell RL, Poole PS, Sippo DA, Giess CS. Characteristics, Malignancy Rate, and Follow-up of BI-RADS Category 3 Lesions Identified at Breast MR Imaging: Implications for MR Image Interpretation and Management. Radiology. 2016 Sep; 280(3):707-15. PMID: 27089027.
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  7. Raza S, Mackesy MM, Winkler NS, Hurwitz S, Birdwell RL. Effect of Training on Qualitative Mammographic Density Assessment. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Mar; 13(3):310-5. PMID: 26944039.
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  8. Yeh ED, Frost EP, Raza S, Birdwell RL, Giess CS. Avoiding Pitfalls, Maximizing Success at Image-guided Breast Interventions: A Pictorial Review. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2017 Mar - Apr; 46(2):161-169. PMID: 27017404.
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  9. Oliff MC, Birdwell RL, Raza S, Giess CS. The Breast Imager's Approach to Nonmammary Masses at Breast and Axillary US: Imaging Technique, Clues to Origin, and Management. Radiographics. 2016 Jan-Feb; 36(1):7-18. PMID: 26761528.
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  10. Chesebro AL, Winkler NS, Birdwell RL, Giess CS. Developing Asymmetry at Mammography: Correlation with US and MR Imaging and Histopathologic Findings. Radiology. 2016 May; 279(2):385-94. PMID: 26583912.
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  11. Lacson R, Harris K, Brawarsky P, Tosteson TD, Onega T, Tosteson AN, Kaye A, Gonzalez I, Birdwell R, Haas JS. Evaluation of an Automated Information Extraction Tool for Imaging Data Elements to Populate a Breast Cancer Screening Registry. J Digit Imaging. 2015 Oct; 28(5):567-75. PMID: 25561069; PMCID: PMC4570892 [Available on 10/01/16].
  12. Freer PE, Slanetz PJ, Haas JS, Tung NM, Hughes KS, Armstrong K, Semine AA, Troyan SL, Birdwell RL. Breast cancer screening in the era of density notification legislation: summary of 2014 Massachusetts experience and suggestion of an evidence-based management algorithm by multi-disciplinary expert panel. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Sep; 153(2):455-64. PMID: 26290416; PMCID: PMC4592317.
  13. Mallory MA, Losk K, Lin NU, Sagara Y, Birdwell RL, Cutone L, Camuso K, Bunnell C, Aydogan F, Golshan M. The Influence of Radiology Image Consultation in the Surgical Management of Breast Cancer Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Oct; 22(10):3383-8. PMID: 26202551; PMCID: PMC4648348 [Available on 10/01/16].
  14. Giess CS, Poole PS, Chikarmane SA, Sippo DA, Birdwell RL. Screening Breast MRI in Patients Previously Treated for Breast Cancer: Diagnostic Yield for Cancer and Abnormal Interpretation Rate. Acad Radiol. 2015 Nov; 22(11):1331-7. PMID: 26142951.
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  15. Winkler NS, Raza S, Mackesy M, Birdwell RL. Breast density: clinical implications and assessment methods. Radiographics. 2015 Mar-Apr; 35(2):316-24. PMID: 25763719.
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  16. Slanetz PJ, Freer PE, Birdwell RL. Breast-density legislation--practical considerations. N Engl J Med. 2015 Feb 12; 372(7):593-5. PMID: 25671249.
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  17. Schonberg MA, Silliman RA, Ngo LH, Birdwell RL, Fein-Zachary V, Donato J, Marcantonio ER. Older women's experience with a benign breast biopsy—a mixed methods study. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1631-40. PMID: 25138983; PMCID: PMC4242866.
  18. Giess CS, Frost EP, Birdwell RL. Interpreting one-view mammographic findings: minimizing callbacks while maximizing cancer detection. Radiographics. 2014 Jul-Aug; 34(4):928-40. PMID: 25019432.
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  19. Giess CS, Golshan M, Flaherty K, Birdwell RL. Clinical experience with aspiration of breast abscesses based on size and etiology at an academic medical center. J Clin Ultrasound. 2014 Nov-Dec; 42(9):513-21. PMID: 24975466.
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  20. Chung CS, Giess CS, Gombos EC, Frost EP, Yeh ED, Raza S, Birdwell RL. Patient compliance and diagnostic yield of 18-month unilateral follow-up in surveillance of probably benign mammographic lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Apr; 202(4):922-7. PMID: 24660725.
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  21. Schonberg MA, Birdwell RL, Bychkovsky BL, Hintz L, Fein-Zachary V, Wertheimer MD, Silliman RA. Older women's experience with breast cancer treatment decisions. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 May; 145(1):211-23. PMID: 24682710; PMCID: PMC4117244.
  22. Yeh ED, Georgian-Smith D, Raza S, Bussolari L, Pawlisz-Hoff J, Birdwell RL. Positioning in breast MR imaging to optimize image quality. Radiographics. 2014 Jan-Feb; 34(1):E1-17. PMID: 24428300.
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  23. Giess CS, Yeh ED, Raza S, Birdwell RL. Background parenchymal enhancement at breast MR imaging: normal patterns, diagnostic challenges, and potential for false-positive and false-negative interpretation. Radiographics. 2014 Jan-Feb; 34(1):234-47. PMID: 24428293.
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  24. Evans KK, Georgian-Smith D, Tambouret R, Birdwell RL, Wolfe JM. The gist of the abnormal: above-chance medical decision making in the blink of an eye. Psychon Bull Rev. 2013 Dec; 20(6):1170-5. PMID: 23771399; PMCID: PMC3851597.
  25. Yeh ED, Jacene HA, Bellon JR, Nakhlis F, Birdwell RL, Georgian-Smith D, Giess CS, Hirshfield-Bartek J, Overmoyer B, Van den Abbeele AD. What radiologists need to know about diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory breast cancer: a multidisciplinary approach. Radiographics. 2013 Nov-Dec; 33(7):2003-17. PMID: 24224593.
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  26. Sippo DA, Warden GI, Andriole KP, Lacson R, Ikuta I, Birdwell RL, Khorasani R. Automated extraction of BI-RADS final assessment categories from radiology reports with natural language processing. J Digit Imaging. 2013 Oct; 26(5):989-94. PMID: 23868515; PMCID: PMC3782591.
  27. Giess CS, Raza S, Birdwell RL. Patterns of nonmasslike enhancement at screening breast MR imaging of high-risk premenopausal women. Radiographics. 2013 Sep-Oct; 33(5):1343-60. PMID: 24025928.
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  28. Evans KK, Birdwell RL, Wolfe JM. If you don't find it often, you often don't find it: why some cancers are missed in breast cancer screening. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e64366. PMID: 23737980; PMCID: PMC3667799.
  29. Ng AK, Garber JE, Diller LR, Birdwell RL, Feng Y, Neuberg DS, Silver B, Fisher DC, Marcus KJ, Mauch PM. Prospective study of the efficacy of breast magnetic resonance imaging and mammographic screening in survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun 20; 31(18):2282-8. PMID: 23610104.
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  30. Giess CS, Smeglin LZ, Meyer JE, Ritner JA, Birdwell RL. Risk of malignancy in palpable solid breast masses considered probably benign or low suspicion: implications for management. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Dec; 31(12):1943-9. PMID: 23197547.
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  31. Edinger BW. Fat necrosis: BI-RADS 2 or 3? Radiographics. 2012 Sep-Oct; 32(5):1561-2; author reply 1562. PMID: 22977035.
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  32. Giess CS, Frost EP, Birdwell RL. Difficulties and errors in diagnosis of breast neoplasms. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2012 Aug; 33(4):288-99. PMID: 22824119.
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  33. Raza S, Sekar M, Ong EM, Birdwell RL. Small masses on breast MR: is biopsy necessary? Acad Radiol. 2012 Apr; 19(4):412-9. PMID: 22277636.
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  34. Drukteinis JS, Gombos EC, Raza S, Chikarmane SA, Swami A, Birdwell RL. MR imaging assessment of the breast after breast conservation therapy: distinguishing benign from malignant lesions. Radiographics. 2012 Jan-Feb; 32(1):219-34. PMID: 22236903.
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  35. Giess CS, Raza S, Birdwell RL. Distinguishing breast skin lesions from superficial breast parenchymal lesions: diagnostic criteria, imaging characteristics, and pitfalls. Radiographics. 2011 Nov-Dec; 31(7):1959-72. PMID: 22084181.
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  36. Newell MS, Birdwell RL, D'Orsi CJ, Bassett LW, Mahoney MC, Bailey L, Berg WA, Harvey JA, Herman CR, Kaplan SS, Liberman L, Mendelson EB, Parikh JR, Rabinovitch R, Rosen EL, Sutherland ML. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® on nonpalpable mammographic findings (excluding calcifications). J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Dec; 7(12):920-30. PMID: 21129682.
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  37. Birdwell RL, Mountford CE, Iglehart JD. Molecular imaging of the breast. Radiol Clin North Am. 2010 Sep; 48(5):1075-88. PMID: 20868901.
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  38. Raza S, Goldkamp AL, Chikarmane SA, Birdwell RL. US of breast masses categorized as BI-RADS 3, 4, and 5: pictorial review of factors influencing clinical management. Radiographics. 2010 Sep; 30(5):1199-213. PMID: 20833845.
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  39. Noroozian M, Gombos EC, Chikarmane S, Georgian-Smith D, Raza S, Denison CM, Frost EP, Birdwell RL. Factors that impact the duration of MRI-guided core needle biopsy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Feb; 194(2):W150-7. PMID: 20093566.
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  40. Birdwell RL. The preponderance of evidence supports computer-aided detection for screening mammography. Radiology. 2009 Oct; 253(1):9-16. PMID: 19789250.
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  41. Birdwell RL, Mountford CE, Iglehart JD. Molecular imaging of the breast. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Aug; 193(2):367-76. PMID: 19620433.
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  42. Geraghty PR, van den Bosch MA, Spielman DM, Hunjan S, Birdwell RL, Fong KJ, Stables LA, Zakhour M, Herfkens RJ, Ikeda DM. MRI and (1)H MRS of the breast: presence of a choline peak as malignancy marker is related to K21 value of the tumor in patients with invasive ductal carcinoma. Breast J. 2008 Nov-Dec; 14(6):574-80. PMID: 19000051; PMCID: PMC2842578.
  43. Raza S, Vallejo M, Chikarmane SA, Birdwell RL. Pure ductal carcinoma in situ: a range of MRI features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Sep; 191(3):689-99. PMID: 18716095.
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  44. Raza S, Chikarmane SA, Neilsen SS, Zorn LM, Birdwell RL. BI-RADS 3, 4, and 5 lesions: value of US in management--follow-up and outcome. Radiology. 2008 Sep; 248(3):773-81. PMID: 18647850.
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  45. Godinez J, Gombos EC, Chikarmane SA, Griffin GK, Birdwell RL. Breast MRI in the evaluation of eligibility for accelerated partial breast irradiation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jul; 191(1):272-7. PMID: 18562758.
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  46. Kwong A, Hancock SL, Bloom JR, Pal S, Birdwell RL, Mariscal C, Ikeda DM. Mammographic screening in women at increased risk of breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin's disease. Breast J. 2008 Jan-Feb; 14(1):39-48. PMID: 18186864.
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  47. Kwong A, Bloom JR, Pal S, Birdwell RL, Hancock SL, Ikeda DM. Mammographic screening in women at increased risk of breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin’s Disease. Breast Journal. 2008; In Press.
  48. Segara D, Krop IE, Garber JE, Winer E, Harris L, Bellon JR, Birdwell R, Lester S, Lipsitz S, Iglehart JD, Golshan M. Does MRI predict pathologic tumor response in women with breast cancer undergoing preoperative chemotherapy? J Surg Oncol. 2007 Nov 01; 96(6):474-80. PMID: 17640031.
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  49. Carlson JW, Birdwell RL, Gombos EC, Golshan M, Smith DN, Lester SC. MRI-directed, wire-localized breast excisions: incidence of malignancy and recommendations for pathologic evaluation. Hum Pathol. 2007 Dec; 38(12):1754-9. PMID: 17868777.
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  50. Carlson JW, Birdwell RL, Gombos EC, Golshan M, Smith DN, Lester SC. . MRI-directed, wire-localized breast excisions: incidence of malignancy and recommendation for pathologic evaluation. Human Pathol. 2007.
  51. Javid SH, Carlson JW, Garber JE, Birdwell RL, Lester S, Lipsitz S, Golshan M. Breast MRI wire-guided excisional biopsy: specimen size as compared to mammogram wire-guided excisional biopsy and implications for use. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Dec; 14(12):3352-8. PMID: 17849165.
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  52. Feig SA, Birdwell RL, Linver MN. Computer-aided screening mammography. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jul 05; 357(1):84; author reply 85. PMID: 17615628.
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  53. Berg, WA, Birdwell RL, Kennedy A, Parkinson BT, Gombos E, Green G, Kettler MD, Raza S, Wang S. Diagnostic Imaging: Breast. 2007.
  54. Godinez J, Gombos EG, Birdwell RL. . Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Locally Recurrent Cancer after Breast Conservation Therapy. Astro. 2007.
  55. Shulman LN, Golshan M, Bellon J, Birdwell RL, Lester SC. Multideisciplinary breast cancer care: perspectives from team members at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. American J Hematology/Oncol. 2007; 6(Suppl 8):17-23.
  56. van den Bosch MA, Daniel BL, Pal S, Nowels KW, Birdwell RL, Jeffrey SS, Ikeda DM. MRI-guided needle localization of suspicious breast lesions: results of a freehand technique. Eur Radiol. 2006 Aug; 16(8):1811-7. PMID: 16683117.
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  57. van den Bosch MA, Daneil Bk, Pal S, Nowels KW, Birdwell RL, Jeffrey SS, Ikeda DM. MRI-guided needle localization of suspicious breast lesions: results of a freehand technique. 2006; in print.
  58. Godinez J, Gombos EG, Devlin PM, Birdwell RL. . Breast MRI in evaluation of eligibility for partial breast irradiation. ARRS, Vancouver BC. 2006.
  59. Berg WA, Birdwell RL, eds. , . Diagnostic Imaging: Breast. 2006.
  60. Nielsen SS, Birdwell RL, Raza S. . Sonographically detected breast masses: tracking BIRADS 3, 4, and 5 lesions. RSNA, Nov 22 – Dec 1. 2006.
  61. Gombos EC, Godinez J, Ference AJ, Birdwell RL. . Magnetic resonance imaging of the breast following conservative therapy for breast cancer. 4th International Congress on MR-Mammography, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, September 28-30. 2006.
  62. Kwong A, John E, Pal S, Strakowski L, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM. . Comparison of breast density in Asian women and Caucasian women. RSNA. 2006.
  63. Small JE, Shu KM, Birdwell RL, Raza S, Gombos EC. . Spectrum of MRI findings after transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous flap reconstruction for breast cancer. Poster presentation) Third Interamerican Breast Cancer Conference, Cancun, Mexico, July 27-29 2006. 2006.
  64. Godinez J, Gombos EC, Efstathiou JA, Birdwell RL. . Radiation recall reaction of the breast: does MRI help in establishing the diagnosis?. ASTRO. 2006.
  65. Mariano MN, van den Bosch MA, Daniel BL, Nowels KW, Birdwell RL, Fong KJ, Desmond PS, Plevritis S, Stables LA, Zakhour M, Herfkens RJ, Ikeda DM. Contrast-enhanced MRI of ductal carcinoma in situ: characteristics of a new intensity-modulated parametric mapping technique correlated with histopathologic findings. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Oct; 22(4):520-6. PMID: 16142701.
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  66. Birdwell RL, Bandodkar P, Ikeda DM. Computer-aided detection with screening mammography in a university hospital setting. Radiology. 2005 Aug; 236(2):451-7. PMID: 16040901.
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  67. van den Bosch MA, Daniel BL, Mariano MN, Nowels KN, Birdwell RL, Fong KJ, Desmond PS, Plevritis S, Stables LA, Zakhour M, Herfkens RJ, Ikeda DM. Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of fibrocystic change of the breast. Invest Radiol. 2005 Jul; 40(7):436-41. PMID: 15973135.
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  68. Daniel BL, Freeman LJ, Pyzoha JM, McCoy TD, Birdwell RL, Bouley DM, Movius B, Hibner JA. An MRI-compatible semiautomated vacuum-assisted breast biopsy system: initial feasibility study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 May; 21(5):637-44. PMID: 15834914.
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  69. Wallace AM, Daniel BL, Jeffrey SS, Birdwell RL, Nowels KW, Dirbas FM, Schraedley-Desmond P, Ikeda DM. Rates of reexcision for breast cancer after magnetic resonance imaging-guided bracket wire localization. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Apr; 200(4):527-37. PMID: 15804466.
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  70. Horst KD, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Goffinet DR, Pal S, Daniel BL, Nowels KW, Dirbas FM. . Breast imaging characteristics seen in patients receiving accelerated partial breast irradiation with intraoperative radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. ARRS, May 15-20, New Orleans, LA. 2005.
  71. Horst KC, Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Daniel BL, Goffinet DR, Pal S, Nowels KW, Dirbas FM. . Breast Magnetic resonance imaging alters patient selection for accelerated partial breast irradiation. Oral Presentation, ASTRO, Denver Co, October 2005. 2005.
  72. Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, O'Shaughnessy KF, Sickles EA, Brenner RJ. Computer-aided detection output on 172 subtle findings on normal mammograms previously obtained in women with breast cancer detected at follow-up screening mammography. Radiology. 2004 Mar; 230(3):811-9. PMID: 14764891.
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  73. Ikeda DM, Bridwell RL, Hancock SM. Imaging results in women treated for Hodgkin disease (HD) invited for late-effects on HD treatment information. Acceptede for presentation at the 2004 Radiological Society fo North America, Chicago, IL, November 28-December 3. 2004; Suppl 258.
  74. Wallace AM, Daniel GL, Jeffrey SS, Birdwell RL, Nowels KW, Ikeda DM. . Rates of close or transected cancer margins after MRI-guided bracket wire localization for MRI-detected breast lesions. Accepted for presentation at the 2004 Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 28-December 3. 2004.
  75. Dirbas FM, Millet-Serrano A, Horts KC, Ikeda D, Bridwell RL, Carlson RC, Stackdale FE, Daniel B. . Breast MRI facilitates the surfical management of breast cancer in women with lesions poorly defined by clinical exam, mammography, and/or ultrasound. American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2004.
  76. Wang S-C, Birdwell RL. . MR Mammography. www.emedicine.com. 2004.
  77. Birdwell RL. . Potentially missed breast cancers. In: Javitt M, Berg WA, eds. 2004; 27-33.
  78. Birdwell RL. Review of the book Breast Implant Imaging. Middleton MS, McNamara Jr MP. 2004.
  79. Birdwell RL. Summary of benifits inherent in the multi-disciplinary assessment of women with breast cancer. 2004.
  80. Birdwell RL, Jackman RJ. Clip or marker migration 5-10 weeks after stereotactic 11-gauge vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: report of two cases. Radiology. 2003 Nov; 229(2):541-4. PMID: 14595153.
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  81. Daniel BL, Gardner RW, Birdwell RL, Nowels KW, Johnson D. Magnetic resonance imaging of intraductal papilloma of the breast. Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Oct; 21(8):887-92. PMID: 14599539.
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  82. Stevens GM, Birdwell RL, Beaulieu CF, Ikeda DM, Pelc NJ. Circular tomosynthesis: potential in imaging of breast and upper cervical spine--preliminary phantom and in vitro study. Radiology. 2003 Aug; 228(2):569-75. PMID: 12821770.
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  83. Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, O'Shaughnessy KF, Brenner RJ, Sickles EA. Analysis of 172 subtle findings on prior normal mammograms in women with breast cancer detected at follow-up screening. Radiology. 2003 Feb; 226(2):494-503. PMID: 12563145.
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  84. Birdwell RL, Morris E, Wang S-C, Parkinson B. PocketRadiologist: Breast. Top 100 Diagnoses. 2003.
  85. Ikeda DM, Bridwell RL, Sickles EA, O'Shaughnessy KF. . [authors response] to Berlin L. Missed mammographic abnormltities, alpractice and expert witnessess: does majority rule in the courtroom? [letter]. Radiology. 2003; 229:288-289.
  86. Jackman RJ, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM. Atypical ductal hyperplasia: can some lesions be defined as probably benign after stereotactic 11-gauge vacuum-assisted biopsy, eliminating the recommendation for surgical excision? Radiology. 2002 Aug; 224(2):548-54. PMID: 12147855.
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  87. Qayyum A, Birdwell RL, Daniel BL, Nowels KW, Jeffrey SS, Agoston TA, Herfkens RJ. MR imaging features of infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast: histopathologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 May; 178(5):1227-32. PMID: 11959737.
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  88. Yuh EL, Birdwell RL, Daniel BL, Ikeda DM, Plevritis SK, Zakhour M, Schmelzel LL, Herfkens RJ. . Clinical outcomes of incidental enhancing lesions detected on contrast-enhanced breast MRI. Radiology. 2002; 225 Supp:325.
  89. Yang PJ, Daniel BL, Staples LA, Herfkens RK, Ikeda Dm, Birdwell RL, Holt T, Zakhour M, Glover GH. . Characterization of breast lesion using 3D volume rendered color MRI movies. ISMRM, Honolulu, HI. 2002.
  90. Birdwell RL. . The Commentary for "Ultrasound of ductal carcinoma in situ". Radiographics. 2002; 22:280-281.
  91. Raush P Ikeda Dm, Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Fong KJ, Stables LA, Zahour M, Herfkens RJ, Hujan S, Spielman DM. Combining in vivo H MR Spectroscopy (MRS) and contrast-enhanced MRI for evaluation of suspicious breast lesions. ISMRM, Honolulu, HI. 2002.
  92. Nguyen MM, Ikeda DM, Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Fong KJ, Stables LA, Zakhour M, Herfkens RJ. . Contrast-enhanced breast MR imaging: sensiticity and specificity of an intensity-modulated parametric mapping technique, lesion morphology and kinetic enhancement curves in ductal carcinoma in situ vs. fibrocystic change. ISMRM, Honolulu, HI. 2002.
  93. Lee M, Birdwell RL, Dirbas F, Ikeda DM, Bergman GA, Rossiter S, Jeffrey SS. Breast specimen radiography. Is compression necessary?. J of Women's Imaging. 2002; 4:156-164.
  94. Fontaine FM, Ikeda DM, Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Nguyen MM, Stables LA, Zakhour M, Thrush AL, Herfkens RJ. . Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR)imaging of benign fibrocystic change of the breast. Radiology. 2002; 225 Suppl:555.
  95. Kinder EA, Birdwell RL, Kahn D. . Iatrogenic intentional deflation of a saline breast implant after contral lateral spontaneous implant deflation: a case report. J Women's Imaging. 2002; 4:179-181.
  96. Birdwell RL. . American College of Radiology's voluntary accreditation program for breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided find needle aspiration and core biopsy: an instructional video for facilities applying for accreditation. 2002.
  97. Birdwell RL, Smith KL, Betts BJ, Ikeda DM, Strauss HW, Jeffrey SS. Breast cancer: variables affecting sentinel lymph node visualization at preoperative lymphoscintigraphy. Radiology. 2001 Jul; 220(1):47-53. PMID: 11425971.
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  98. Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Butts K, Nowels KW, Ikeda DM, Heiss SG, Cooper CR, Jeffrey SS, Dirbas FM, Herfkens RJ. Freehand iMRI-guided large-gauge core needle biopsy: a new minimally invasive technique for diagnosis of enhancing breast lesions. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 Jun; 13(6):896-902. PMID: 11382950.
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  99. Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Daniel BL. Potential role of magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities in ductal carcinoma in situ detection. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2001 May; 9(2):345-56, vii. PMID: 11493424.
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  100. Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, O'Shaughnessy KF, Sickles EA. Mammographic characteristics of 115 missed cancers later detected with screening mammography and the potential utility of computer-aided detection. Radiology. 2001 Apr; 219(1):192-202. PMID: 11274556.
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  101. Smitt MC, Birdwell RL, Goffinet DR. Breast electron boost planning: comparison of CT and US. Radiology. 2001 Apr; 219(1):203-6. PMID: 11274557.
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  102. Ikeda DM, Bridwell RL, Daniel B. Potentional role of magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities in ductal carcinoma in situ detection. Seminard in Breast Diseases 2000. 2001; 9:245-256.
  103. Birdwell RL. . Other imaging modalities. In: Siegel BA, ed. 2001; 187-199.
  104. Birdwell RL, Wilcox PA. The mammography quality standards act: benefits and burdens. Breast Disease IOS Press. 2001; 13:97-107.
  105. Georgian-Smith D, Birdwell RL. A primer for performing breast ultrasound a how- to-guide [videocassette]. 2001.
  106. Birdwell RL, Wilcox PA. The mammography quality standards act: benefits and burdens. Breast Dis. 2001; 13:97-107. PMID: 15687627.
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  107. Agoston AT, Daniel BL, Herfkens RJ, Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Heiss SG, Sawyer-Glover AM. Intensity-modulated parametric mapping for simultaneous display of rapid dynamic and high-spatial-resolution breast MR imaging data. Radiographics. 2001 Jan-Feb; 21(1):217-26. PMID: 11158656.
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  108. Krausz Y, Ikeda DM, Jadvar H, Langleben D, Birdwell R, Strauss HW. Non-visualization of sentinel lymph node in patients with breast cancer. Nucl Med Commun. 2001 Jan; 22(1):25-32. PMID: 11233548.
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  109. Yen YF, Han KF, Daniel BL, Heiss S, Birdwell RL, Herfkens RJ, Sawyer-Glover AM, Glover GH. Dynamic breast MRI with spiral trajectories: 3D versus 2D. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2000 Apr; 11(4):351-9. PMID: 10767063.
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  110. Leong CS, Daniel BL, Herfkens RJ, Birdwell RL, Jeffrey SS, Ikeda DM, Sawyer-Glover AM, Glover GH. Characterization of breast lesion morphology with delayed 3DSSMT: an adjunct to dynamic breast MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2000 Feb; 11(2):87-96. PMID: 10713939.
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  111. Schmelzel LL, Ikeda DM, Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Herfkens RJ, Sawyer-Glover AM, Thrush A, Glover GH. Incidental enhancing lesions (IEL) detected during contrast-enhanced breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging scans: incidence and clinical impact. Poster ISMRM. 2000.
  112. Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Daniel B. . Potential role of magnetic resonance imaigng and other modalities in ductal carcinoma in situ detection. Seminars in Breast Diseases. 2000; 3:50-60.
  113. Ikeda DM, Daneil BL, Bridwell RL. . Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of breast cancer. J of Women's Imaging. 2000; 2:31-38.
  114. Daniel BL, Freeman LJ, Pyzoha J, McCoy T, Movius B, Birdwell RL, Hibner J, Butts K, Bouley D. The MRI Compatible Mammotome. Radiology. 2000; 217 suppl:266.
  115. Ikeda DM, Borofsky HB, Herfkens RJ, Sawyer-Glover AM, Birdwell RL, Glover GH. Silicone breast implant rupture: pitfalls of magnetic resonance imaging and relative efficacies of magnetic resonance, mammography, and ultrasound. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Dec; 104(7):2054-62. PMID: 11149768.
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  116. Jeffrey SS, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Daniel BL, Nowels KW, Dirbas FM, Griffey SM. Radiofrequency ablation of breast cancer: first report of an emerging technology. Arch Surg. 1999 Oct; 134(10):1064-8. PMID: 10522847.
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  117. Yuh EL, Jeffrey RB, Birdwell RL, Chen BH, Napel S. Virtual endoscopy using perspective volume-rendered three-dimensional sonographic data: technique and clinical applications. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 May; 172(5):1193-7. PMID: 10227488.
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  118. Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Brenner RJ. Methods of compliance with Mammography Quality Standards Act regulations for tracking positive mammograms: survey results. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 Mar; 172(3):691-6. PMID: 10063862.
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  119. Daneil BL, Birdwell RL, Nowels KW, Heiss S, Ikeda DM, Cooper C, Butts RK, Herfkens RJ. Large guage core needle biopsy of breast lesions: Preliminary results using interactive MRI visualization of a 14 g titanium needle. Society of Breast Imaging, Boston, May 1999. 1999.
  120. Fong KJ, Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL. Pre-operative needle localization after core biopsy: mammographic and ultrasound appearance. AJR. 1999; 172 Suppl 3:10.
  121. Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Nowels KW, Heiss S, Ikeda DM, Cooper C, Butts RK, Herfkens RJ. Direct MRI-large gauge core needle biopsy of breast lesions: preliminary results using interactive MRI visualization of a 14 g titanium needle. ISMRM, Philadelphia. 1999.
  122. Turk AE, Karanas Y, Jeffrey SS, Birdwell RL, Dirbas F. . Skin sparing mastectomy and reconstruction with ductal carcinoma in situ. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA. 1999.
  123. Birdwell RL. Three dimensional sonographic assessment of fallopian tubal patency using positive contrast and power Doppler. Advance Newsmagazines on line. 1999.
  124. Daniel BL, Yen YF, Glover GH, Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Sawyer-Glover AM, Black JW, Plevritis SK, Jeffrey SS, Herfkens RJ. Breast disease: dynamic spiral MR imaging. Radiology. 1998 Nov; 209(2):499-509. PMID: 9807580.
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  125. Jadvar H, Jeffrey S, Cua D, Birdwell R, Strauss HW. . Value of combined imaging and use of gamma probe in intraoperative localization of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer. Society of Nuc. Med. Toronto, Canada,. 1998; 39 Suppl 5:24.
  126. Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Jeffrey SS, Black JW, Block WF, Sawyer-Glover AM, Glover GH, Herfkens RJ. Breast lesion localization: a freehand, interactive MR imaging-guided technique. Radiology. 1998 May; 207(2):455-63. PMID: 9577495.
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  127. Daniel BL, Jeffrey SS, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Sawyer-Glover AM, Herfkens RJ. Three-dimensional shaded-surface rendering of MR images of the breast: technique, applications, and impact on surgical management of breast disease. Radiographics. 1998 Mar-Apr; 18(2):483-96. PMID: 9536491.
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  128. Betts BJ, Aiyer A, Li J, Ikeda D, Birdwell RL, Gray RM, Olshen RA. Management and lesion detection effects of lossy image compression on digitized mammograms. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workship on Digital Mammography. 1998.
  129. Jeffrey SS, Stockdale F, Birdwell RL. . The Breast. In: Neiderhuber J, ed. 1998; 440-458.
  130. Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Jeffrey SS, Black JW, Block WF, Sawyer-Glover Am, Glover GH, Herfkens RJ. Breast lesion localization: A freehand, interactive MR imaging-guided technique. Aookued Radiology 2000:29. 1998; 207:455-463.
  131. Goodman KA, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM. Compliance with recommended follow-up after percutaneous breast core biopsy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Jan; 170(1):89-92. PMID: 9423606.
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  132. Stanford Unviersity Medical Center Department of Radiology Online Continuing Educations Lectures. 1998.
  133. Jadvar H, Jeffery S, Cua D, Bridwell RL, Strauss HW. . Value of combined imaging and use of gamma probe in interaoperative localization of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer. Proc SNM 45th Ann Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, In: J Nucl Med. 1998; 39 Suppl 5:24.
  134. Jeffrey SS, Jadvar H, Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Cua DO, Ansari Y, Strauss HW. Multiple lymphatic drainage pathways in breast cancer and int implication for sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy and internal mammary (IM) lymph node biopsy or radiation. 1st Eur Breast Cancer Conf, Florence, Italy, In: Eur J Cancer. 1998; 34 suppl 5:51.
  135. Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Jeffrey SS, Jeffrey RB. Preliminary experience with power Doppler imaging of solid breast masses. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Sep; 169(3):703-7. PMID: 9275882.
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  136. Daniel BL, Birdwell RL, Black JW, Ikeda DM, Glover GH, Herfkens RJ. Interactive MR-guided, 14-gauge core-needle biopsy of enhancing lesions in a breast phantom mode. Acad Radiol. 1997 Jul; 4(7):508-12. PMID: 9232171.
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  137. Perlmutter SM, Cosman PC, Gray RM, Olshen RA, Ikeda DM, Adams Cn, Betts BJ, Williams MB, Pelmutter KO, LI J, Aiyer A, Farjardo L, Birdwell RL, Daniel BL. . Image quality in lossy compressed digital mammograms. Signal Processing. 1997; 59(2):189-210.
  138. Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Torrey MJ, Goffinet DR. Sonographic tailoring of electron beam boost site after lumpectomy and radiation therapy for breast cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Jan; 168(1):39-40. PMID: 8976916.
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  139. Abbas MA, Birdwell R, Katz DS, Chang H, Ostrow K. Primary lymphoma of the cervix in a heart transplant patient. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1996 Nov; 167(5):1136-8. PMID: 8911165.
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  140. Pal S, Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL. Compliance with recommended follow-up after fine-needle aspiration biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions: a retrospective study. Radiology. 1996 Oct; 201(1):71-4. PMID: 8816523.
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  141. Adams CN, Aiyer A, Betts BJ, Li J, Cosman PC, Perlmutter SM, Williams M, Perlmutter KO, Ikeda DM, Fajardo L, Birdwell RL, Daniel BL, Rossiter S, Olshen RA, Gray RM. Evaluating quality and utility of digital mammograms and lossy compressed digital mammograms. Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Digital Mammography. 1996; 169-176.
  142. Birdwell RL, Ikeda DM, Jeffrey SS. Value of Conographic Identification of breast masses in excised specimens in the breast imaging department: report of 7 cases. Breast Dis. 1996; 9:93-99.
  143. Birdwell RL. Sonography of the breast: A perspective. Applied Radiology. 1996; 25:7-16.
  144. Abbas MA, Birdwell RL, Katz DS, Chang H, Ostrow K. Primary lymphoma of the cervix in a heart-transplant patient. AJR. 1996; 167:1136-1138.
  145. Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Brenner J. . Methods and costs of complainace with MQSA regulations for tracking positive mammograms. Radiology. 1996; 201(P):176.
  146. Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Strachowski L, John E. Comparison of breast density in Asian women and Caucasian women. American Roentgen Ray Society, May 5-10, 1996, San Diego, CA. 1996.
  147. Birdwell RL, Rajgopal UD, Ikeda DM, Nowels KW, Jeffrey SS. . Mammography and pathologic features of infiltrating ductal carcinoma in women aged 40-49 years and 50 and older. AJR. 1996; 166(3):23.
  148. Jeffrey SS, Goodson WH, Ikeda DM, Birdwell RL, Bogetz MS. Axillary lymphadenectomy for breast cancer without axillary drainage. Arch Surg. 1995 Aug; 130(8):909-12; discussion 912-3. PMID: 7632155.
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  149. Akeda DM, Birdwell RL. Fine-needle aspirations in the evaluation of nonpalpable breast lesions. In: Kopans DB, Mendelson EB, eds. Syllabus: A categorical course in breast imaging. 1995.
  150. Brumbaugh JM, Ikeda DM, Forrest ME, Oneal RM, Waters LM, Birdwell RL. . Breast Implants: pictorial essay of implant type and mammographic and sonographic appearances. 1993.
  151. Birdwell RL. Mammography: Why and for Whom?. Oklahoma City Clinic Journal. 1987; 1-12.
  152. Lane DM, Birdwell RL. Ovarian leukemia detected by pelvic sonography. A case report. Cancer. 1986 Nov 15; 58(10):2338-42. PMID: 3530429.
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  153. Lawson EE, Birdwell RL, Huang PS, Taeusch HW. Augmentation of pulmonary surfactant secretion by lung expansion at birth. Pediatr Res. 1979 May; 13(5 Pt 1):611-4. PMID: 582465.
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  154. Bridwell RL, Weissman BNW. Intraarticular loose bodies: Causes, detection and significance. J of Cont Ed in Rad. 1979; 57-74.
  155. Birdwell R. Salivary gland changes in vitamin-A deficient rats. Chronicle. 1973 Jan; 36(5):131. PMID: 4510334.
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